Marty Steffens is SABEW chair in business journalism at the University of Missouri.
Marty worked in the newspaper industry for 30 years, heading up many in-depth and investigative projects. Projects she edited helped change federal laws on military air crashes involving civilians, and court challenges she spearheaded opened family court records in New York.
Marty worked for the Los Angeles Times, Dayton Daily News, Minneapolis Star, Evansville Courier and St. Paul Pioneer Press. She was executive editor of the Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin and San Francisco Examiner. She’s led coverage of all types of disasters, from fires to flash floods and is the co-author of Reporting Disaster on Deadline (Routledge 2012). Marty has trained journalists in more than 18 countries, weathering a typhoon in Hong Kong and domestic terrorism in Moscow.
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